Tuesday, April 28th, 2010
If lobbyists in Albany get their way, everyone with a drivers license in New York State will automatically become organ donors, unless you tell the government no way.
The New York Organ Donor Network, and medical specialists are lobbying in Albany Tuesday night.
They want the D.M.V. to automatically enroll New Yorkers in the Organ Donation Program, unless residents choose not to.
Lobbyists say there’s a growing shortage of donated organs in America, more than a hundred thousand are already on a waiting list, and only 11 percent of New Yorkers have signed up for organ donation.
This article was posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 3:51 am